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Every year, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) prepares an Annual Energy Outlook (AEO) which forecasts energy consumption and demand into

January 24, 2012

The United States has enormous coal resources and uses them to generate about 45 percent of the nation’s electricity. But

January 9, 2012

“So if somebody wants to build a coal-powered plant, they can. It’s just that it will bankrupt them . .

January 5, 2012

Update on the Impact of EPA’s Utility MACT and Transport Rules: New Regulations to Take 30 GW of Electricity Generation

December 19, 2011

As a result of EPA’s Destructive Regulations“These rules will make electricity more expensive and less reliable.They will cost thousands of

October 7, 2011

The August issue of the prestigious American Economic Review carries an article estimating the social costs of air pollution from

October 6, 2011
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